Police called after child, 9, pinches parent during an argument in Brent

File photo dated 22/10/14 of of police officers as complaints against the police have reached record

File photo dated 22/10/14 of of police officers as complaints against the police have reached record levels, figures show. - Credit: PA WIRE

Police in Brent were called by a parent yesterday because their nine-year-old child PINCHED them in an argument.

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Officers revealed the call took place in the borough yesterday on social networking site Twitter with the hashtag #wecouldbepinchingcriminals.

It is not know whether officers attended the address but the revelation had a mixed reaction from Twitter users.

@BlueTemplar64, who claims to be a police officer with 22 years service, tweeted: “not a police matter. Absolutely not. PLEASE tell me we didn’t send a unit to this?”

While ‏@iofiv defended the parent’s action tweeting: “Often “I called my Social Worker for help & they said I had to report it to the Police.....”


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